In honor of Black History Month, Spectator is publishing a series on notable Black alumni, scholars, activists, leaders, students, and more whose stories we wish to honor....
After a contentious term at Columbia, former EVP of University Life Suzanne Goldberg to oversee national Title IX policy
Content Warning: This article discusses issues of sexual misconduct.
Executive Vice President for University Life Suzanne Goldberg to leave Columbia, join the Biden administration
Content warning: This article deals with themes of sexual violence.
With Columbia and Barnard’s plans for the spring semester still unclear, many students at the University have opted for off-campus living this year. If this is your first time renting an apartment, it can be a stressful experience to know what to bring. Some places may come fully furnished, while others will not have so much as a refrigerator. As a helpful guide, Spectrum compiled a master list of everything you might need to live off campus....
For many students, the transition to taking classes online on Zoom has upturned what it means to be at a university. Many op-eds and columns have been written about the negative impacts of the coronavirus outbreak—be that personal loss, stress about job security, or a generalized feeling of loneliness. The pandemic has deeply impacted how students interact with each other, both in and outside the classroom....
You can’t be what you can’t see, and the 10th Athena Film Festival took that mantra of representation to heart this year. Through a series of screenings and panel discussions, the festival shined a spotlight on the lack of LGBTQ representation in the media, the dearth of female heroes and villains in popular culture, and the inspiring women who are running for office and changing the male-dominated political landscape....
A select number of low-income students at the School of General Studies will now have access to subsidized meal plans, according to an email sent to students from the General Studies Office of Educational Financing....